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The highest stage of Jannah


I heard Jannatul Firdaws is the highest level of Jannah, also within Jannatul Firdaus there is a highest level called Firdawsul A’la, is that correct? Read More »

Mercy descends on the Ka’bah, daily


What is the status of this Hadith?

The Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: ‘One hundred and twenty mercies descend upon the Ka’bah every day and night; sixty for those performing tawaf, forty for those engaged in Salah and twenty for those who are merely looking at the Ka’bah.’

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The various types of Shahids


Here you mentioned there are more than twenty types of Shahids that are mentioned in the authentic Hadiths. Since you only mentioned ten of these Shahids, please list the remainder of all other types of Shahids both from authentic and weak Hadiths. Read More »

A narration in Musannaf ibn Abi Shaybah


What is the authenticity of this narration?

1. Ibn Abi Shaybah narrated that ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “No man learns Farsi (Persian) but he becomes evil, and no man becomes evil but his chivalry is compromised.”

2. It was also narrated that Sa’d ibn Abi Waqqas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) heard some people speaking Farsi. He said: “What is this Magianism (Zoroastrianism) after Hanifiyyah (pure monotheism)?”

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Sayyiduna Zubayr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) preventing his wife from going to the Masjid


Some scholars (Tuhfatul Qari 3/219) have related this story that Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu’anhu) prevented his wife Sayyidah ‘Atikah (radiyallahu’anhua) from going to the Masjid.

Is this correct?

Because in the following passage, this story is related to Sayyiduna Zubayr (radiyallahu’anhu) stopping her from the Masjid.

وذكر أبو عمر في «التّمهيد» أنّ عمر لما خطبها شرطت عليه ألّا يضربها ولا يمنعها من الحقّ ولا من الصّلاة في المسجد النبويّ، ثم شرطت ذلك على الزّبير فتحيّل عليها أن كمن لها لما خرجت إلى صلاة العشاء، فلما مرّت به ضرب على عجيزتها، فلما رجعت قالت: إنا للَّه! فسد النّاس! فلم تخرج بعد

عن سالم- أن عاتكة بنت زيد كانت تحت عمر، فكانت تكثر الاختلاف إلى المسجد النبويّ، وكان عمر يكره ذلك، فقيل لها في ذلك، فقالت: ما كنت بتاركته إلا أن يمنعني، فكأنه كره أن يمنعها. فتزوّجها رجل بعد عمر فكان يمنعها. قلت لسالم: من هو؟ قال: الزّبير بن العوّام

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A thousand salutations on Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam)


This Hadith mentions reciting a thousand salutations upon Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam).

1. Do I have to read a specific durud?

2. Do I need to recite the salutations a thousand times, physically, or can I say O Allah, send a thousand salutations upon Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam)?

3. And do I need to recite a thousand durud once only, or regularly?

For example; on one particular Friday I read durud a thousand times, or do I need to recite it a thousand times regularly?

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Recitals for each of the three sets of 10 days of Ramadan


Is it Sunnah to recite the following du’as in Ramadan. Are they mentioned in any Hadith?

First 10 days:

اَللّهُمَّ اغْفِرْ وَارْحَمْ وَأَنتَ خَيْرُ الرَّاحِمِينَ

Second 10 days:

ِاَستَغفِرُ اللهَ رَبِّي مِن كُلِّ ذَنبٍ وَّ اَتُوبُ اِلَيه

Third 10 days:

ِاَللّهُمَّ أَجِرنِي مِن النَّار

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